The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 16 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing 3G 4 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.33% 16.67% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 62.96% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£163 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 23.33% 26.47% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £325 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DSL
5 1 (16.67%) SS7
5 1 (16.67%) INAP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) UMTS
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 2G
1 4 (66.67%) LTE
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
1 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) GPRS
2 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) INAP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) HSDPA
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) UTRAN
3 1 (16.67%) DWDM
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Cramer